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  • adj. Resembling a flood or some aspect of one.


flood +‎ -like (Wiktionary)


  • And when Sunday morning dawned and the floodlike downpour had subsided to a gray and steady rainfall, even Caleb, none too weatherwise, knew that it had come to "stay fer a spell."

    Then I'll Come Back to You

  • The vibrations there of many spiritually seeking souls come floodlike to me.

    Autobiography of a Yogi

  • The sight of this stampede exerted a floodlike force that seemed able to drag sticks and stones and men from the ground.

    The Red Badge of Courage

  • But both of you would be better served to recognize the floodlike nature of youth in college.

    Kissing Suzy Kolber


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